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. mr. chris christie, i am the last person in the world to tell him he should join a gym, but watching him get out of the suv was like watching be russians get out of afghanistan. [laughter]>> you got him on that one. they liked it. >> they did. >national politician in the country -- chris christie. >> why? >> on contrived in public. he is -- uncontrived in public. he is distinctive at a time when the brand of politicians is in the seller --cellar. he is the only national figure that has positive ratings from both republicans and democrats. >> would be country go for another bush? wax jeb bush is so different that the question is, will the republicans understand? jeb bush understands that in 2040 texas will be 20% anglo. george w. bush carried new jersey, carried illinois, carried ohio, carried michigan, kerry california. those states are no longer -- he carried maine and vermont. those states are not even competitive for republicans now. if your publican party is ever going to be competitive again, it has got to understand that what jeb bush has been telling them, especially reaching
, and we will look at a large bonuses for treasury department executives with christy romero. we will be right back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> having observed a steady improvement in the opportunities and well-being of our citizens, i can report to you the state of this old but youthful union is good. >> once again, in keeping with a time honored tradition i come to report to you on the state of the union. and i am pleased to report that america is much improved. and there is good reason to believe that improvement will continue in the days to come. >> my duty tonight is to report on the state of the union. not the state of our government, but of our american community. and to set forth our responsibilities, and the words of our founders, to form a more perfect union. the state of the union is strong. >> as we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession, and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. yet, the state of our union has never been stronger. >> it is be
" is not a dramatization of ron paul's newsletters. [laughter] "life of pi" is not a biography of governor chris christie. one that i did see was about the iranian hostage crisis -- it deals with a group of americans to abuse, mockery, and a mass demonstration by a furious mob of radicals. john boehner call that "tuesday ." we may soon have another movie star in washington dc. ashley judd is considering a jud insta mitch mcconnell. apparently her tax -- platform includes higher taxes, more spending, and not posing any serious threat to president obama's agenda, which is pounded the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. -- prompted the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. i'm still having flashbacks to be 2012 election. i spend as much time as anyone traveling around the country in support of mitt romney, who i absolutely love. every once in a while you come across mitt romney -- you just stick that thing in the back and crank it back up and he is good for another 48 hours. [laughter] there is one thing the media did not know that happened. a real good piece of bipartisanship. the preside
here from san antonio. san antonio is like my own hometown, corpus christi. you have a pretty good basketball team. i wanted to visit with you a little bit. i really do sympathize. we have a big problem. i think we all agree that our immigration system is broken. we have a lot of cases at our office. my heart is broken by some of the family issues that i see. also my heart is broken by the fact that many of these people who are in this country without copper documentation are basically an underclass and are not afforded the full protection of the law. if you're here illegally and you see a crime on the street, you are afraid to call the police for fear of you getting involved in it. you're open to exportation by unscrupulous employers. it is a real problem. it needs to be addressed. i have spoken with a lot of republican colleagues. some of them democratic colleagues. and a lot of folks back home on the issue. it seems like the stumbling block for everyone is the pathway to citizenship you have been talking about for a long time. the promises of the 1986 immigration reform when it
but archives. rich demuro, special inspector general for tarp, -- christy romero. she has had prior roles at sigtarp and was also at the u.s. securities and exchange commission who -- and served as counsel to mary schapiro and christopher cox. and investigative financial fraud, insider trading and other violations of securities law. she spent time as a litigator. her jd is from brigham young law school and she went to school here, old dominion university. the special inspector general from tarp and a recent report. treasury continues approving excessive -- excessive pay. on twitter -- is this all hindsight? guest: it is interesting. one of the things we constantly report on is things that should have been done better. you have to respect that a lot of decisions were made with a sense of urgency. but the compensation decisions were not. there was plenty of time to set up a good system for that. and even for the discount -- for the decisions that were made in a rush, it is really important we point out how things could have been done better. let's say we get and the situation where there is
come to my attention and i have brought to the attention of the transit board, governor christie, all my representatives, that the new jersey transit bus fleet, half of it is being leased to privately run companies for one dollar per year per bus. they get to pay the fair wage thing with the unions. they been a delay that number and a drivers a far less amount. they do not get the same benefits. it -- guest: they do not get the same benefits? host: they do not get the same benefits, they get half the fleet, split with three or four families, and i do not know if they all and in vowels, but most of them do, and my point is these are cash cows, and they use these for everything from the new york marathon to the conventions. they are making hundreds of thousands of dollars and the owners of these companies are getting free auto buses. what is the point? this is corruption. can you do anything about it or bring it to the peoples attention because i have tried. host: i will leave it there, christian and have the congressman respond. guest: i will have someone on my transportation staff loo
real quickly. you said it is the new jersey way, i accept that, it is bipartisan. governor christie exhibits the same kind of responses and has a pretty high approval rating. so we will go forward with taking you at your word. we will have the kind of relationship where we can have a blunt, straight forward, fully disclosed working relationship. i think it is critical for us to provide oversight, the ability for us to have the right kind of agencies so we know where each other is and move forward together in terms of what needs to be done to provide intelligence to that needs to be done to protect the american people. i wanted to say that. i want to follow-up on the leaks because i have a few more questions. it has been discussed with others but let me ask a couple of other questions to clear things up in my mind. my understanding is that the associated press had information relative to a planned operation, perhaps it had something to do with airlines and explosive devices. apparently they had that for a few days and had gone ahead and released it. i'm assuming your answer -- your t
to my attention and i brought it to many people's attention, including governor christi, all my representatives, that the new jersey transit buses, half the fleet something leased to privately run companies for $1 a per bus. they get to pay, supposedly, with the wage, fair wage thing, the unions, they manipulate that number and they come out and pay their driver the amount. they don't give him any of the benefits. guest: they don't get the same benefits as if they were working on one of the other buses. caller: new jersey transit itself. if you were working for a private carrier leezing our buses we pay for $1 a year. they get half the fleet. they split the half of fleet with three or four families, i don't know if they all end in vowels, but most do, my point is, they come up the head of new jersey transit board came back with me, we get money for -- these things are cash cows, they use these buses for anything from the new york marathon to the p javits certainty convention. they are making thousands and hundreds of thousands and owners of these companies are basically -- they
, governor christie, all my representatives, that the new jersey transit bus fleet, half of it is being leased to privately run companies for one dollar per year per bus. theyet to pay the fair wage thing with the unions. they been a delay that number and a drivers a far less amount. theyo not get the same benefits. it -- guest: they do not get the same benefits? host: they do not get the same benefits, they get half the fleet, split with three or four families, and i do not know if they all and in vowels, but most of them do, and my point is these are cash cows, and they use these for everything from the new york marathon to the conventions. they are making hundreds of thousands of dollars and the owners of these companies are getting free auto buses. what is the point? this is corruption. can you do anything about it or bring it to the peoples attention because i have tried. host: i will leave it there, christian and have the congressman respond. guest: i will have someone on my transportation staff look at this, and the caller would say i know this, and i knew the o aspect that new j
accept that, it is bipartisan. governor christie exhibits the same kind of responses and has a pretty high approval rating. so we will go forward with taking you at your word. we will have the kind of relationship where we can have a blunt, straight forward, fully disclosed working relationship. i think it is critical for us to provide oversight, the ability for us to have the right kind of agencies so we know where each other is and move forward together in terms of what needs to be done to provide intelligence to that needs to be done to protect the american people. i wanted to say that. i want to follow-up on the leaks because i have a few more questions. it has been discussed with others but let me ask a couple of other questions to clear things up in my mind. my understanding is that the associated press had information relative to a planned operation, perhaps it had something to do with airlines and explosive devices. apparently they had that for a few days and had gone ahead and released it. i'm assuming your answer -- your then calling the conference call was in response to wh
, chris christie, john kasich. think the single best, the two- term governor in indiana who was terminated. jeb bush in florida, the brother of president bush, in other impressive guy. i hope he considers running. i think all of those individuals have the skill sets necessary to win a presidential election and i also think in varying degrees they understand the challenges that are facing the party and have the ability because of the confidence a lot of conservatives have for them. they can change the party in ways that i think will help reform and modernize. n.c. host: on the independent line. -- host: north carolina. caller: the problem with the republican party is they turn to the old dixiecrat ideology from the south. that is one of the problems. the main thing about mitt romney is that he is rich, but he's stupid. [laughter] guest: not many people so that it for the republican party this morning. he is actually a very smart, able come a decent man. i wish he would have won the presidency. in terms of the dixiecrat party, i'm not sure what that means, an illusion to a racial appeal. i j
the watchdog. >> christie romero being the and specter general which came out with a report that looks at executive pay for the companies that took bail out dollars. here are headlines. "the washington post" says -- other headlines, tarp vdo watchdob rips access to pay -- >> we will now go back to the state department. been a good afternoon. it is my great pleasure to welcome foreign minister john baird here to this department. he was one of the first calls i made after i officially came into the building and started and was sworn in, and he is my first guest as foreign minister. i hope everybody understands this is meant to underscore the strength of the relationship we have, and we are grateful for it. not agree on the toughest issues. we begin with hockey. i played a little bit, and since i am a bruins fan, we have clashed in many ways. he, from ottawa, as a fan of the senators, and i want you to know it is the first time i ever heard talk well of senators. [laughter] i am grateful for it. today was the first of what i know will be many very productive sessions, and the reason for t
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